With an overall population of 4,856 and a student population of 3,383, approximately 3,383 of Big Stone Gap students attend one of Big Stone Gap's schools that offer BSN programs.
Big Stone Gap's largest BSN school is Mountain Empire Community College. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from Mountain Empire Community College with credentials in BSN.
A reported 44 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Big Stone Gap in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Big Stone Gap, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,297.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Big Stone Gap.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Big Stone Gap, your job prospects are good. There were 60,590 nurses working in Virginia and 2,500 working in the greater Big Stone Gap area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Big Stone Gap will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Big Stone Gap is $47,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.